629 ft. cargo ship runs aground, closes St Marys River

U.S. cargo ship runs aground in Northern Michigan waterway File

U.S. cargo ship runs aground in Northern Michigan waterway File

There were no injuries reported in the incident, and the Coast Guard said in a news release the ship is "structurally sound".

The freighter is stalled near the north end and west side of Michigan's Sugar Island.

The coast guard placed a protective boom around the ship as a precautionary measure, Lieutenant Junior Grade Sean Murphy said. It runs between the USA and Canada along the eastern Upper Peninsula.

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The Coast Guard says the 629-foot (192-meter) USA vessel named Calumet left a steel facility in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and was transiting downbound in the St. Marys River to its next port of call in Brevort, Mich., when it ran aground.

However, due to the aground vessel, the St Marys River is closed to commercial vessels from the Soo Locks to 6 Mile Point.

It's not clear what caused the ship to run aground.

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The ship's company is developing a salvage plan.

She is a well-known freighter along the MI coasts, making stops in Muskegon and elsewhere.

This grounding is the Calumet's second incident to make headlines in the past year.

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The Coast Guard conducted two aerial flights Thursday, one with an MH-60 helicopter from Air Station Traverse City, and one later in the day by a Coast Guard Auxiliary Air Patrol.

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